How to build your own website from scratch

This course takes you through the entire process of building a Joomla-powered website. Although the focus is naturally on Joomla, other important topics are also covered including how a website works and website planning.

Build a Joomla Website From Scratch was originally produced in 2010 and this latest version contains the same material that has been presented in workshops at a cost of up to $400 per student. This online version is fantastic value and teaches you everything you need to build a typical website. A workbook is included.


Course curriculum

  • 01
    Web 101
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  • 02
    Website Planning
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  • 03
    Installing Joomla
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  • 04
    Primary Content
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    • The Content Creation Process FREE PREVIEW
    • Categories
    • Single Article Pages
    • Category Blog Pages
    • Two-Part Articles
    • Content Settings
    • Featured Articles Page
    • Resizing Images
    • Inserting Images Using Media Manager
    • Inserting Images Using JCE
    • Links
    • Embed Content
    • Creating a Contact Page
    • Create a Photo Gallery
  • 05
    Secondary Content
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Hear from our students

“A comprehensive overview of creating a Joomla website. My objective: To get a comprehensive overview of creating a Joomla website from the perspective of a complete beginner with Joomla. I am pleased to report that the course did exactly what it said on the tin and I have an understanding of what is involved. I have in the past studied but, not worked with, WordPress but that was a number of years ago. I will definitely have to come back to the course in the future, to refresh my memory but believe it was a very useful training exercise. At least now, when I am talking to a potential web developer, I will have some idea what he is talking about. The only adverse comment I would make, is that the material relating to some aspects of the course is dated a bit, but that is very acceptable given the “One Stop” (website) comprehensive nature of the course. It was exactly what I wanted and needed. Thank you. Heber. ”

Heber Mac Guinness

“This is a great course, after watching it I feel totally confident I can do it. All questions and more seem to be covered. Thank you”

Devina Maxwell

  • Instructor

    I have been working with computers since way back in 1983. As a teenager, I discovered I had an ability to explain things simply and although it took some time, I eventually incorporated this skill into my work. My web development career started in 1995 and I started teaching online in 2008. These days I love producing online courses that are easy to understand and produce fast results. You'll usually find me staring at some sort of screen, but when I escape, I'm either juggling four kids or taking a hike through the beautiful bushland that surrounds my hometown of Sydney, Australia.

    Richard Pearce

    Chief Education Officer (CEO)

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Beyond the Basics

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  • Beyond the Basics Bundle

    Build a Site From Scratch is also available as part of the Beyond the Basics bundle.

    $150.00

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